PEPPMPennsylvania Education Purchasing Program for Microcomputers
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More About PEPPM PEPPM has been the bid program of choice for U.
offering both E-rate eligible Hosted PBX services (Interconnected VoIP), plus the PEPPM contract for Digium products, providing a single vendor experience to its School and Education clients.
PEPPM started about 30 years ago and has gone national in the past 11 or 12 years, Randecker says, although the CSIU has never confined itself to the four counties that the state department of education charged it to serve.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education supported PEPPM under the leadership of John Bailey, who was then director of the department's Office of Educational Technology and now serves as director of Educational Technology at the U.
The Digium product line is even more compelling now that it is available through PEPPM.
G-Track has become part of Grace's baseline system, which was a key aspect of their being awarded the aggregated purchasing contract for education and public entities through PEPPM.
Established in 1982 in Pennsylvania as a statewide purchasing program for computers, PEPPM has grown into a national contract program that, in addition to computers, also includes items such as networking and telecommunications equipment, printers, peripherals and software along with other branded technology products.
Meeting the specific needs of education and government companies can be challenging and Kaseya's IT automation tools have proven to be ideal for these environments," said Jim Randecker, director at PEPPM.
As a cooperative purchasing program, PEPPM is designed to decrease costs, reduce paperwork, increase service levels by providing procurement efficiency for products like ConnectSolutions, MeetingOne and Red Hat.
Agencies that place orders through KCSOS / PEPPM will purchase products at the lowest available price, eliminate the bid process, and expediting procurement through the streamlined and time-saving process compared to soliciting three bids for every purchase," said Paul Kersse, Area Vice President for Xirrus.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mythics, an elite Oracle Platinum value-added resale (VAR) product and training partner, an Oracle GSA Schedule holder GS-35-F-0153M and an award winning Oracle Platinum Specialized Consulting partner, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the PEPPM Technology Bidding and Purchasing Program for Oracle software and hardware products and services.
The PEPPM contract benefits participating schools by saving time and effort in purchasing technology from awarded vendors through a centralized bid process.